Dogs, competition, Alaska: what more could you want? The 2014 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail shares lessons for integrating math, geography, history, and character development while following the Iditarod!
Use children's literature to introduce concepts of equity into the early childhood classroom by learning about children's literature on bias, bullying and social justice and how to integrate into curriculum.
This session demonstrates an instructional strategy for engaging students in the study of geography, geology, Native American history and biodiversity in the area in which they live. Handouts are available.
NCSS Research Community representatives will highlight the intersection between research and social studies practice with young learners. Research on teaching and learning processes and evidence-based strategies will be presented.
2013 Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award Recipient
The presenter will share six simple strategies that she has developed over the years that teachers can use to energize their instruction, get more out of every lesson and help students remember and LOVE social studies!
Get young students excited about social justice with books! Participants will explore examples of children's literature that set the stage for early social justice learning and development of civic responsibility.